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July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will face conservative opposition in his bid to become the state's next U.S. Senator. Former U.S. Rep. Joseph DioGuardi said he will seek the nomination of the Conservative Party, as well as the Independence and Right to Life parties in the November contest. The Independence Party is the state's Reform Party affiliate.While Giuliani and DioGuardi are both Republicans, Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long has already said he will not back the mayor, in part given Giuliani's support for abortion and homosexual rights.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - What is described as the "New Hampshire Advantage" - the absence of a broad-based income and sales tax as a way to attract business - could come to an end in November, depending on the outcome of the gubernatorial election.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Reform Party Presidential hopeful Patrick J Buchanan has characterized Texas Governor George W Bush as a lightweight who is not ready to be the leader of the free world. Buchanan made his comments during an appearance at the University of New Mexico. His visit to the state was one of the many he is making around the country in an effort to see and be seen by Reform Party members. The trip included a $100-a-person fund-raiser.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Augusta, Maine (CNSNews.com) - Now that some drug companies have agreed to lower prescription drug costs for Africans infected with HIV and AIDS, why shouldn't Americans expect price breaks on their prescriptions, too?That's one of the factors motivating lawmakers from six New England states, as they band together to explore ways of curbing high prescription drug prices. The issue has emerged as a political hot potato in this election year.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush now enjoys a lead over Vice-President Al Gore by a five-point margin -- 46 percent to 41 percent -- according to the latest poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News. In March, the same survey had Gore ahead by three points.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- The president of gun maker Smith & Wesson now acknowledges that a "consumer boycott" over the company's agreement with the Clinton-Gore Administration is hurting the company and was a factor in his decision to suspend virtually all manufacturing at two plants during the month of July. The suspension is expected to result in the layoffs of as many as 400 of the 800 employees in Springfield, Massachusetts and Houlton, Maine.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - By a vote of 31-5, the Connecticut Senate has approved a bill that allows homosexuals to adopt the children of their domestic partners. The legislation also applies to other unwed couples. A spokesman for Governor John Rowland said the chief executive would sign the bill into law.The vote was taken after less than an hour of debate that centered on the questions of what makes up a family and what is in the best interests of a child.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Concord, NH - (CNSNews) - George W Bush may be the choice for most Republicans in America, but in New Hampshire, site of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary -John McCain and his supporters still carry the day.Nearly five months after McCain stunned the political world with a rout of Bush in the Granite State primary, McCain's supporters Thursday won control of the New Hampshire GOP. They did so by ousting two members of the state's delegation to the Republican National Committee.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush is under attack by Handgun Control, Incorporated, one of the nation's largest and most vocal anti-gun groups, for remarks made by an official of the National Rifle Association. In a television advertisement now airing, Handgun Control shows NRA Vice President Kayne Robinson praising the likely GOP presidential nominee, Bush, at a meeting of the group's California members.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - When it comes to hiring, the all-Democratic, 12-member Massachusetts Congressional delegation, the most liberal in the nation, does poorly in terms of affirmative action. According to a survey done by the Boston Herald, not a single House or Senate staff is led by member of a minority group, while all senior aides are Caucasian. Senator Edward M. Kennedy's 63 member staff has 17 minorities, while Senator John Kerry's 46 member staff has a dozen minorities.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - If a member of the Federal Election Commission has his way, special interest groups that pay for political broadcast advertisements would be required to disclose the sources of their money."Without any information on these groups, it becomes impossible for the public to make informed decisions about the real interests of those groups," said Karl Sandstrom, a Democrat who serves on the six-person FEC board.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Concord, NH (CNSNews.com) - New Hampshire's Chief Justice appears certain to be impeached and former US Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell apparently will be in charge of prosecuting the case at a trial conducted by the New Hampshire Senate.New Hampshire's 22-member House Judiciary Committee late Wednesday returned three articles of impeachment against state Supreme Court Chief Justice David Brock. The full House will consider the articles July 12th and it is widely expected to agree with the Committee's recommendations.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George W Bush's double-digit win in South Carolina Saturday was the result of a huge voter turnout, in which Bush held on to the traditional base of the Republican Party, according to exit polls.With an estimated 600,000 South Carolina voters going to the polls - more than double the 276,000 in 1996 - Bush took 68 percent of the registered Republicans, while Arizona Sen. John McCain lagged far behind at 20 percent.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Portsmouth, NH (CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor George Bush talked foreign policy and health care Thursday, before some 700 members of the local Rotary Club, the largest Rotary in New England.While his nearly half hour address was little more than a repeat of his stump speech - causing some in the audience to wonder why they bothered to show up - the question and answer session was a bit more meaty.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The New York Post has endorsed Arizona Senator John McCain in the state's March 7 Republican presidential primary."The question before the voters is this: Who is best equipped to restore dignity to the White House after two terms of Clintonian sleaze, corruption and moral deficiency? We believe that man to be John McCain," said the writers. "On the critical issues facing America at home and abroad - and on personal character, the linchpin issue of this campaign - we believe that McCain represents the nation's best hope for the future."
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Salem, NH (CNSNews.com) - Facing possible defeat at the hands of Vice president Al Gore in Monday's Iowa Caucus, Bill Bradley Thursday began preparing his New Hampshire supporters for the possibility of defeat in Iowa.Appearing at a local rally, Bradley characterized Iowa as "a state that rewards entrenched power," a reference to Gore's strong support amongst party loyalists.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - New Hampshire remains ground zero for the healthcare debate, with Democrats Al Gore and Bill Bradley defending and "selling" their own healthcare proposals, hoping voters will notice what makes the candidates different.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As Republicans and Democrats fight their way to the presidential nomination, former GOP insider Patrick J. Buchanan is telling Reform Party members there's a strong possibility of "a fighting three way race," for the nation's top job.Referring to strident attacks in the Gore-Bradley and Bush-McCain face-offs leading up to Super Tuesday, the former columnist and television talk show host insisted both parties have been weakened by the process, and he said that could lead to the strengthening of the Reform Party.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Concord, NH (CNSNews.com) - New Hampshire Governor Jeanne Shaheen, one of Vice president Al Gore's key supporters, said on Wednesday that the Gore-Bradley race in the Granite State is just too close to call.Shaheen, whose husband Bill is Gore's New Hampshire campaign manager, noted that this Tuesday's election "could go either way," and added, "I've been around this state long enough to know that you can't take anything for granted."
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - For the first time in this primary season, the six Republicans who want to be president shared the stage Thursday night at a nationally televised debate sponsored by the FOX News Channel and WMUR-TV, the state's ABC affiliate. The 90-minute session was widely regarded by many pundits as a make-or-break event for Texas Gov. George W. Bush, who declined invitations to appear at two previously scheduled GOP talkfests in this first-in-the-nation primary state.